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  • Modern Political Aesthetics from Romantic to Modernist Literature

    Choreographies of Social Performance

    By Tudor Balinisteanu

    In this new research monograph, Mihai Tudor Balinsteanu draws on concepts of dance to demonstrate how the nonhuman is dealt with in terms of practical politics, that is, choreographies of social performance which emerge at the intersection of literature, art, and embodied life. Drawing on a number…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Living Legacies

    Literary Responses to the Civil Rights Movement

    Edited by Laura Dubek

    In this timely and dynamic collection of essays, Laura Dubek brings together a diverse group of scholars to explore the literary response to the most significant social movement of the twentieth century. Covering a wide range of genres and offering provocative readings of both familiar and lesser…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 

  • The Poetry of Punk

    The Meaning behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics

    By Gerfried Ambrosch

    Punk bands have produced an abundance of poetic texts, some crude, some elaborate, in the form of song lyrics. These lyrics are an ideal means by which to trace the developments and explain the conflicts and schisms that have shaped, and continue to shape, punk culture. They can be described as the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17 

  • The Environmental Crisis Novel

    Ecological Death-facing in Contemporary British and North American Fiction

    By Louise Squire

    In the contemporary era, literature has begun to respond to the environmental issues we currently face. In doing so, a new subgenre has emerged -- the environmental crisis novel. This new subgenre is concerned not just with a range of environmental issues but with the human subject as catalyst for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Novel Creatures

    Animal Life and the New Millennium

    By Hilary Thompson

    Novel Creatures takes a close look at the expanding interest in animals in modern fiction and argues that the novels of this time reveal a dramatic shift in conceptions of "creatureliness." Scholars have turned to the term "creaturely" recently to describe shared aspects of human and animal…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Conrad and Nature

    A Collection of Essays

    Edited by Lissa Schneider-Rebozo, Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy, John G. Peters

    From the shadowy wilderness of Africa in Heart of Darkness to the frozen expanse of Russia in Under Western Eyes, natural landscapes and human attitudes toward nature play an important part in the development and meaning of Joseph Conrad’s fiction. This collection of twelve original essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Modernism, Feminism and Everyday Life

    By Tara Thomson

    Faced with a rapidly changing world, modernist authors turned their attention to the mundane details of everyday life, seeking new discourses and techniques to articulate their experiences of modernity. Drawing on theories of everyday life, Tara Thomson explores modernist fiction by women who were…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 

  • Modernism and Modernity in British Women’s Magazines

    Ultra-Modern Eves

    By Alice Wood

    This book explores the treatment of modernism and modernity in early twentieth-century British women’s magazines. It expands recent research into the diverse markets and publication outlets through which literary modernism circulated by tracing modernism’s presence in commercial magazines that have…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • The Literariness of Media Art

    By Claudia Benthien, Jordis Lau, Maraike M. Marxsen

    The beginning of the 20th century saw literary scholars from Russia positing a new definition for the nature of literature. Within the framework of Russian formalism, the term "literariness" was coined. The driving force behind this theoretical inquiry was the desire to identify literature—and art…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 

  • Virginia Woolf

    By Dorothy Brewster

    Originally published in 1962, Virginia Woolf, provides a commentary on the literary work of Virginia Woolf – examining not only her the novels, but also the considerable body of criticism surrounding her work. Along with the essential biographical details of Woolf, the books recreates the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

  • Virginia Woolf and the Poetry of Fiction

    By Stella Mcnichol

    Originally published in 1990, Virginia Woolf and the Poetry of Fiction, provides a stylistic study of the fiction of Virginia Woolf. The book examines what is generally described as a ‘traditional novel’, examining such works as Jacob’s Room, and the way in which meaning is nonetheless conveyed…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

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